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Busy Guest House in beautiful Normandy countryside, France

World, Europe, France, Le Luot

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About the workproject

We need 2 volunteers

La Merveille is a busy bed and breakfast located in the small Normandy village of Le Luot, and has been welcoming visitors from all round the world for eight years. We need help with preparing the rooms, communicating with our guests, and offering meals at breakfast and evening time. We welcome as our guests, individuals, families and groups. We work as a team and you will be taken to see all the major tourist sites and helped to enjoy the beautiful Normandy countryside and coastline.
We receive guests from all round as we are very close to Mont St Michel, the second most visited tourist attraction in France.

About the host

Roger

Host since

2019

Languages

English, French

I am a retired schoolteacher from England and have managed the Guest House for nearly 10 years working with my niece Samantha. I am a keen historian and love taking our helpers to see the places of interest in both Normandy and Brittany. We have instagram pages at lamerveille_helpers and lamerveille_normandie.

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Work to be done

  • gardening
  • language practice
  • help in the house
  • maintenance tasks
  • hostel support

Expected workhours

  • 5 hours a day
  • 5 days a week

Work exchange deal

  • private room

We have two private rooms for our helpers. Normally this means a room with private bathroom for each helper. Just occasionally a room will be shared by two helpers.

  • shared meals

We work and eat as a team. The main meal is served in the evening after the guests have eaten.

  • offering money for additional hours 

At busy times extra hours can be worked and a generous payment offered.

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